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The DOC of the ACS has approved selection of UMD for the 2015 National Organic Symposium

The National Organic Symposium is the premier event sponsored by the Division of Organic Chemistry (DOC)
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Professor Devarajan Thirumalai has been selected as a 2014 Fellow of the Biophysical Society

Distinguished University Professor Devarajan Thirumalai, whose research focuses on the use of computational and theoretical models to understand the principles of RNA and protein folding, function, and dynamic
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UMD Alum Wins National ACS Award

Alumnus Matt Disney (B.S. Chemistry, 1997) is the winner of the 2013 Eli Lilly Award in Biological Chemistry. This ACS award is given to a scientist under the age of 38 “(f)or outstanding research in bio
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Zachariah and Team Formulate New Explosives Based on Nanoaluminum

Whether they are rocket propellants or fireworks, all explosives contain a fuel and an oxidizing agent. Sometimes both are in the same molecule, like in TNT; sometimes the explosive is a mixture, like Thermite.
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Fall 2013 Undergraduate Program Laboratories

Click Link for a Downloadable Pdf Document of Check-In and Experiment Start Dates (218KB)
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Professor Herman Ammon who taught chemistry for nearly five decades, memorialized August 15

Herman Ammon, Professor in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Maryland in College Park, passed away on August 2, 2013 from metastatic melanoma.